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About Elizabeth A Rowe

J.D., Harvard Law School (cum laude) B.A., M.A., University of Florida (highest honors)
Teaching and Scholarship:
Trademark Law, Patent Law, Trade Secret Law, Corporate Espionage
Professional Background:
University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 2005 as Assistant Professor of Law; Promoted to Associate Professor of Law in 2008; Named as Director of Program in Intellectual Property Law in 2010; Tenured and promoted to Professor of Law in 2011; Awarded UF Research Foundation Professorship in 2012; Awarded Feldman Gale Term Professorship in Intellectual Property Law in 2012.
Scholarship and Expertise: Professor Rowe is a nationally recognized expert in intellectual property law. Her scholarship focuses on trade secrets, as well as the interaction of intellectual property policies with business and technology. She is a prolific scholar and the author of numerous books and law review articles. Professor Rowe's recent casebook is the first in the United States devoted exclusively to Trade Secret Law. In 2009 she received the Jack Wessel Research Excellence Award from the University of Florida, Office of the Provost. In 2012 she was recognized by the University of Florida Research Foundation for her “outstanding research and scholarly achievements.” She is a frequent speaker at national conferences on intellectual property and also serves as an expert witness in litigation matters.
Private Practice: Partner, Hale and Dorr LLP (now WilmerHale), Boston (1997-2003); Associate, Sherburne, Powers & Needham, P.C. (now Holland & Knight LLP), Boston (1996-1997).


Present Feldman Gale Term Professor in IP Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Present UF Research Foundation Professor, University of Florida Levin College of Law



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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611


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